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Acer has announced its new 15.6-inch gaming laptop that brings together performance and style. The Predator Helios 300 Special Edition uses Intel’s latest six-core processors as well as NVIDIA’s discrete graphics, yet one of the main selling points of the notebook besides performance is its white chassis with gold trim. If you want some laptop bling, Acer has you covered. The Predator Helios 300 Special Edition (PH315-51) is based on Intel’s 8th Generation Core i7 processor as well as NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 1060 GPU. The chips are cooled down using Acer’s proprietary AeroBlade 3D cooling system featuring heat pipes and metallic fans that dissipates heat better than traditional coolers, according to Acer. The manufacturer stresses that the graphics processor can be overclocked, so a highly-efficient...

Inside Microsoft's Xbox 360

Updated! With anticipation and excitement building, we got our first Xbox 360 in house and of course, took it apart. Now with HDD disassembly instructions and pictures!

90 by Anand Lal Shimpi, Kristopher Kubicki & Tuan Nguyen on 11/16/2005

Shuttle XPC M1000 - HTPC Done Right?

Shuttle's latest offering is a system designed solely for the HTPC market. Read on to find out if this newcomer has what it takes to find a place...

35 by Jarred Walton on 10/17/2005

AnandTech Exclusive: Sun's sub-$1000 SunFire X2100 Server

What happens when Sun releases an entire server line aimed at the whitebox server market, and hits dead on?

24 by Kristopher Kubicki on 9/12/2005

SFF Roundup, Socket 939 Systems

Our latest Small Form Factor roundup includes all of the currently shipping 939 systems. We'll look at the newest Shuttle ST20G5 system based on the ATI Radeon Xpress...

29 by Jarred Walton on 8/10/2005

A Look at Solaris 10 and Sun's Dual Core Fire V40z

Eight physical processors in a 3U server! Sun takes the 'entry server' to new extremes but proves a design win for AMD and Sun.

47 by Kristopher Kubicki on 6/29/2005

System Review – PC-Club Silencer

Not everyone likes to build their own PCs, as it takes time and effort. Sometimes, it's just easier to pay someone to do it for you. PC-Club has sent...

22 by Jarred Walton on 3/28/2005

SFF Review - Shuttle XPC SN25P

We've been working on several other roundups, but we felt that you might like an "express" review of the latest Shuttle XPC. Featuring socket 939 and PCI Express...

30 by Jarred Walton on 3/8/2005

Sun Fire V40z: Four Opterons in a 3U

Take a virtual tour through Sun's best of breed, four-way Opteron entry-level server.

38 by Kristopher Kubicki on 2/22/2005

SFF Roundup, Part I: Socket 478 and 754 Systems

Our SFF section is about to get new life as we have several roundups on the way in the next several weeks. We're starting out with some of...

32 by Jarred Walton on 2/15/2005

Sun's W2100z Dual Opteron Workstation

Sun embraces Linux and x86 - and we all benefit from it.

47 by Kristopher Kubicki on 10/27/2004

Shuttle SB81P: Intel's 915G

Today, we take a look at Shuttle's SB81P to see how it performs against the best 915/925X desktop motherboards and 915/925X SFFs on market. Read on to find out...

6 by Evan Lieb on 9/18/2004

Monarch Hornet Pro: "SFF" meets PCI Express, DDR2

Today, we take a look at what is currently the most technologically advanced SFF that we've ever encountered. Of course, that mere fact doesn't necessarily mean it'll be the...

7 by Evan Lieb on 7/31/2004

Shuttle SK83G: VIA's Shot at SFF

You knew it was coming, and indeed it has. Today, we bring you a Shuttle SFF review as part of our effort to bring you more SFF articles. Read...

18 by Evan Lieb on 7/14/2004

Soltek QBIC EQ3801: nForce3 250Gb goes SFF

Today, we take a look at one of the first nForce3 250Gb SFFs to hit the market. Soltek's QBIC series of SFFs rears its head in the form of...

22 by Evan Lieb on 7/4/2004

FIRST LOOK: Jetway Magic Twin MiniQ Computer

Jetway introduces a truly unique 2-user, small barebones computer based on the popular Intel 865G chipset. Does the Magic Twin hardware and software really work for 2 users?

25 by Wesley Fink on 4/16/2004

Asus DigiMatrix - The Pizza Box Form Factor

This is a PC that is unlike one that we have ever seen before. It is not like your typical Small Form Factor PC. Yet, it isn't quite something...

16 by Andrew Ku on 2/11/2004

Windows XP 64-Bit Preview: First Look at Athlon 64 Performance

Microsoft has just released a Customer Preview version of Windows XP 64-Bit Edition. We take a first look at performance of the AMD Athlon 64 on the new...

42 by Wesley Fink on 2/7/2004

ECS' Newest EZ-Buddie: Ultimate Convergence

Computex Taipei, COMDEX Las Vegas and CES 2004 were all about convergence - pen drives that play MP3s, PC CD players that could capture FM radio, DVR...

1 by Kris Kubicki & Wesley Fink on 1/24/2004

Shuttle XPC ST61G4: Tiny Computer with Big Integrated Video

Shuttle has a Pentium 4 SFF based on the ATI IGP300 chipset. How does the ST61G4 integrated video stack up against competing P4 solutions? We also compare...

17 by Wesley Fink on 1/23/2004

Elite PC Titan FX: Setting New Standards in Gaming

Elite PC is producing a full-blown Athlon64 FX gaming system built around a Dual-Processor Socket 940 motherboard. Loaded with top-of-the-line components, we look at how the Titan FX...

50 by Wesley Fink on 11/30/2003

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